Definition of Short-handled

1. Adjective. Having a short handle.

Partainyms: Handle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Short-handled

short-circuit operators
short-circuited
short-circuiting
short-circuits
short-corner
short-cut
short-cuts
short-dated
short-day plant
short-eared owl
short-eared owls
short-fall
short-haired
short-handed
short-handled (current term)
short-headed
short-jointed
short-leaf pine
short-list
short-listed
short-listing
short-lists
short-lived
short-order
short-period
short-range
short-run
short-short stories

Literary usage of Short-handled

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Convention by Convention, National Electric Light Association (1904)
"Is it easier for the fireman to handle coal from the floor with a long-handled shovel or from a charging car with a short-handled shovel? ..."

2. The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement by J C Loudon (1843)
"Crane-necked short-handled Hoes. Nos. 1. and 2., >. in fig. 109., I use for cutting and thinning out all kinds of vegetable crops to their final . distance, ..."

3. Sheet Metal Drafting, Prepared in the Extension Division of the University by Ellsworth M. Longfield (1921)
"Problem 39 SHORT HANDLED DIPPER • 74. Short Handled Dipper.—The dipper presents a problem in which three right cones are mitered. The elevation, Fig. ..."

4. Sheet Metal Drafting, Prepared in the Extension Division of the University by Ellsworth M. Longfield (1921)
"Short Handled Dipper.—The dipper presents a problem in which three right cones are mitered. The elevation, Fig. 236, is drawn and dimensioned. ..."

5. The Sea-fisherman: Comprising the Chief Methods of Hook and Line Fishing in by James C. Wilcocks (1884)
"The short-handled Gaff (fig. 64 a).—This is used to take on board any fish large enough to endanger the tackle or ..."

6. The Sea-fisherman: Comprising the Chief Methods of Hook and Line Fishing in by James C. Wilcocks (1884)
"The short-handled Gaff (fig. 64 a). — This is used to take on board any fish large enough to endanger the tackle or ..."

7. The Economics of Contracting: A Treatise for Contractors, Engineers by Daniel Jacob Hauer (1911)
"A short handled shovel should be used when men are worked in close quarters, ... A man will do much more work with it than with a short handled shovel. ..."

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